repel

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To cause repulsion, cause dislike
To drive back (an assailant, advancing force etc.)
To force away by means of a repulsive force
To ward off (a malignant influence, attack etc.)
To turn (someone) away from a privilege, right, job, etc

It is some satisfaction to him that is repelled, that dignities, honours, offices, are not alwayes given by desert or worth, but for love, affinitie, friendship, affection, great mens letters, or as commonly they are bought and sold.

To reject, put off (a request, demand etc.)
to force or keep back in a manner, physically or mentally
force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
{v} to drive back, resist, prevent
to put off
to cause repulsion
To act with force in opposition to force impressed; to exercise repulsion
to drive back or away
to drive or to force back
The term used for the rejection or overruling of a plea or objection S Secretary General The chief administrative officer of the United Nations, who is endowed with substantial power and influence The present Secretary General is Kofi Annan
reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
To drive back; to force to return; to check the advance of; to repulse as, to repel an enemy or an assailant
If something repels you, you find it horrible and disgusting. a violent excitement that frightened and repelled her. = revolt + repelled re·pelled She was very striking but in some way I felt repelled
When a magnetic pole repels another magnetic pole, it gives out a force that pushes the other pole away. You can also say that two magnetic poles repel each other or that they repel. Like poles repel, unlike poles attract As these electrons are negatively charged they will attempt to repel each other
{f} reject, refuse; force back, drive away; resist, prevent penetration or absorption; cause disgust, cause aversion
to force away (usually concerning magnets)
To resist or oppose effectually; as, to repel an assault, an encroachment, or an argument
fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack" cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders" be repellent to; cause aversion in
cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
be repellent to; cause aversion in
When an army repels an attack, they successfully fight and drive back soldiers from another army who have attacked them. They have fifty thousand troops along the border ready to repel any attack
To push away
push
repel an attack
drive back an enemy attack
repellent
tending or able to repel
repellent
repulsive, inspiring aversion
repellent
a substance used to repel insects
repeller
Something that repels, that which causes repulsion
repellent
having power to force back in a manner, physically or mentally
repellent
{a} able or tending to repel
repellent
{n} a medicin with a repelling power
repelling
{a} discutient
Repellent
repercussive
repelled
past of repel
repellent
a chemical substance that repels animals a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water
repellent
a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
repellent
serving or tending to repel; "he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness repellent"
repellent
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
repellent
the power to repel; "she knew many repellents to his advances"
repellent
incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
repellent
Driving back; able or tending to repel
repellent
A kind of waterproof cloth
repellent
{s} causing disgust or aversion; warding off, driving back; resistant, preventing absorption or penetration
repellent
resistant or impervious to something
repellent
the power to repel; "she knew many repellents to his advances" a chemical substance that repels animals a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water
repellent
A remedy to repel from a tumefied part the fluids which render it tumid
repellent
a substance or treatment for a fabric etc to make it impervious to something
repellent
someone who repels
repellent
Insect repellent is a product containing chemicals that you spray into the air or on your body in order to keep insects away. mosquito repellent. very unpleasant repulsive. repellant a substance that keeps insects away insect/mosquito/bug etc repellent
repellent
The spelling repellant is also used for meaning 2
repellent
If you think that something is horrible and disgusting you can say that it is repellent. a very large, very repellent toad
repellent
{i} substance that repels; substance used to drive away insects
repellent
a chemical substance that repels animals
repellent
That which repels
repeller
One who, or that which, repels
repeller
{i} rejecter, refuser; one who wards off or drives away; substance which prevents penetration or absorption; person or thing that causes disgust or aversion
repelling
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
repelling
present participle of repel
repels
third-person singular of repel
repel
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